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51. Salix morrisonicola Kimura, Sci. Rep. Tohoku Imp. Univ., Ser. 4, Biol. 10(3): 557. 1935.

玉山柳 yu shan liu

Salix taiwanalpina Kimura var. morrisonicola (Kimura) K. C. Yang & T. C. Huang.

Shrubs low, to 20 cm tall, much branched. Branchlets pubescent when young, glabrescent. Stipules small, deciduous; petiole ca. 5 mm; leaf blade elliptic, 1.5-3 × 0.5-1.3 cm, glabrous, abaxially glaucous, base obtuse, margin entire or indistinctly glandular dentate, apex acute; lateral veins 7-9 on each side of midvein. Flowering coetaneous. Catkins cylindric, 1.5-2 cm; peduncle short, with 2 or 3 leaflets; bracts lanceolate or linear-oblong, ciliate. Male flower: stamens 2, free. Male and female flowers with only an adaxial gland. Capsule conical-ovate, ca. 5 mm, glabrous; stipe long pubescent.

* Mountains; 3000-3900 m. Taiwan


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